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IIHR’s Cwiertny Gets a Firsthand Look at the Business of Lawmaking

Oxbow restorations provide relatively cheap habitat on land that is often unusable for agriculture.

Oxbow Restorations Benefit Habitat, Ecosystem

Posted on May 18th, 2017

Oxbow restorations provide wildlife habitat for creatures that like these quiet backwaters, and they also process nutrients. And they’re surprisingly affordable.

Ricardo Mantilla is the principal architect of the Iowa Flood Center's flood modeling system.

Predicting Floods with Computer Simulations

Posted on May 12th, 2017

IIHR’s Ricardo Mantilla is the principal architect of the Iowa Flood Center’s flood prediction model, HLM-Async.

Villarini on Scooter

Villarini Wins Young Investigator Award

Posted on May 12th, 2017

Gabriele Villarini, associate director of IIHR, has won the 2017 Water Young Investigator Award.

Hydraulic Engineer

Posted on May 5th, 2017

IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering, The University of Iowa has an opening for a Design Engineer/Hydraulic Engineer. The successful candidate will contribute to the research mission of IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering ( by planning and designing the construction, modification, fabrication and installation of reduced-scale hydraulic models and civil/hydraulic engineering devices, structures, systems and/or research […]

Postdoctoral Scholar Computational Fluid Dynamics

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering and the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Iowa seek a highly motivated postdoctoral research scholar to join Dr. Pablo Carrica’s research group ( The initial appointment is full-time for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and continued funding. Research will fall within […]

Lou and Mae Landweber at a lab picnic with IIHR Director V.C. Patel (left).

UI Legacy of Iowa Engineering Inducts Landweber

Posted on April 27th, 2017

The UI Legacy of Iowa Engineering recently inducted IIHR’s beloved Lou Landweber, and it is a fitting moment for a remembrance of our friend and colleague.

Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award

Posted on April 27th, 2017

The Institute of Industrial Engineers Sustainable Development Division has awarded Craig Just the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Sustainability Award.

UI Legacy of Iowa Engineering Inducts Landweber

Obituary for IIHR Alumnus Stan Howe

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